Serra Retreat Italianate Estate
This Italianate estate boasts one of Malibu's large all usable lots (approx. 3.5 acres; 152,460 sq.ft.) in the secluded and prestigious guard-gated "Serra Retreat"; across the street from the beach, shopping and restaurants. Extraordinary blend of Old World charm of an 18th Century manor with the custom upgrades of today's standard - individually placed old stone driveway with 18th century fountain, sculptured courtyard with elegantly lit gas lamps provides a rare level of sophistication and detail. Features antique hand plastered walls, hand carved limestone and walnut flooring, imported French fireplaces, hand sculpted doors and custom ceiling details throughout. Hidden screening room, 4,000-bottle wine cellar with Chateau Margaux barrels inset in the wall, wood paneled office, large bonus lower level room and an extra closet. Acres of land are fully manicured with enormous lawns, rose garden, bountiful orchard, fresh water pool and romantic cabana. Leased at $35,000/month furnished.